PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Officials confirmed the death of a man in Portland’s Hazelwood neighborhood on Monday is a homicide.
Brian Vinge, 38, was found deceased in the middle of a street shortly after around 3:30 a.m. Monday. A medical examiner later conducted an autopsy and determined he died from a gunshot wound.
Portland police said the incident was called in as a welfare check in the area of Southeast 141st Avenue and Southeast Harrison Street.
Neighbors told KOIN 6 News they woke up to police in their neighborhood but had not heard gunshots overnight.
No suspect information has been released.